SCOTTISH MILK CYCLE RACE

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Television news

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: SCOTTISH MILK CYCLE RACE

Reference number: T0573

Date: 1974, July 17

Production company: Scottish Television

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.10 mins

Description: The Milk Marketing Board's Scottish Milk Cycle Race starts from George Square in Glasgow, watched by crowds and the 1974 Pinta Princess. Shots cyclists waiting for the start, teams wearing national colours.

Shotlist: No credits. Race started by Provost? [not William Gray; wearing chain of office, not Glasgow's], standing next to the 1974 "Pinta Princess" in sash George Square in Glasgow. (0.13) Numerous cyclists pass camera, starting with Scotland and DDR teams. Shots of spectators (0.31); Plus trims, including c/u's East German riders, c/u GDR coat of arms on cyclist's shirt. pan past riders wearing national colours; c/u shoes buckled onto pedals; support cars pass camera (1.47) shaky shot of North Hanover Street (1.50).